SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – A Winter Springs man who was out on bond for a robbery charge was pulled over for speeding and attempted to bribe a Seminole County deputy to not take him to jail, offering him money and even Super Bowl tickets.
A deputy said Giovanny Brady drove past him at 5 p.m. on Tuskawilla Road doing 70 mph in a 45 mph zone.
When the officer pulled Brady over in a church parking lot he told officers, "I knew you were coming after me, I just didn't want to go to jail."
Brady told officers his license was suspended.
"I'm out on bond, please don't take me to jail," Brady said.
Brady's license had been expired for almost 10 years, the report said, and the officer noticed a marijuana smell emitting from his car. The deputy noted that he found a cellophane wrapper and marijuana in the cup holder of the vehicle.
When asked about the marijuana, Brady told deputies that the marijuana belongs to his girlfriend, who has a medical marijuana card from another state. Deputies told him they do not honor medical marijuana cards from other states and the packaging was not consistent with medical marijuana.
Deputies noted that Brady offered money to let him go: $500 for the first offer, $1,000 to drive him home. When the deputy told him that he could not accept money, Brady offered to give the deputy gift certificates to take him home. He additionally offered the deputy $2,000 and said he could go to the ATM and that he could give the deputy Super Bowl tickets worth $10,000.
Brady is charged with felony driving while license suspended, marijuana possession, drug paraphernalia, bribery and driving 70 mph in a 45 mph zone.